Apple Inc. (AAPL) Grants ABC’s ‘Nightline’ Access to Foxconn Factories

iFactory ABC Nightline Apple Foxconn China

In an unprecedented move by Apple Inc. (AAPL), the company has allowed ABC’s ‘Nightline’ to access and report on Foxconn factories in China. Apple in recent times has come under the spotlight due to allegations of forced over time, under age labour and explosions in its supply chain factories. AAPL has always as a company policy never commented on future … Read More

Ravin MohindruApple Inc. (AAPL) Grants ABC’s ‘Nightline’ Access to Foxconn Factories

iPad 3 to be unveiled on Steve Jobs’ Birthday, February 24th?

On Friday, FocusTaiwan reported that Apple is pushing to introduce the rumored iPad 3 by late February, more specifically on the 24th, what would be the 57th birthday of late Apple Chairman and former CEO, Steve Jobs. Apple is pushing manufacturing partners to a dealine on the 24th in order to honor Steve Jobs with the introduction of the new … Read More

Kaled AliiPad 3 to be unveiled on Steve Jobs’ Birthday, February 24th?

Apple Inc. Becomes Samsung’s Largest Customer With $7.8 Billion in Trade (AAPL)

We’ve reported before on the unique relationship that Samsung and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)¬†share. On the one hand they are both involved in several critically important markets in the tech sector, where they are in direct, and sometimes fierce, competition. Samsung’s Tablet offerings to date are the closest that anyone has come to a rival to Apple’s iPad. And their phones … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. Becomes Samsung’s Largest Customer With $7.8 Billion in Trade (AAPL)

iPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

I was at one of our local Malls here in Thailand today. Checking the price of Apple gear in stores here is always a good barometer of global supply chains. A 16GB iPhone 4 was marked up at 60,000 Baht, which is over $2000. Whereas a 3G iPad was on sale for 20,000 Baht, which is around $620. The store … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities